TITLE: THE ROSES OF SIR KENYAPESACUS AUTHOR: KYALLO WADI WAMITILA REVIEWER: VERA OMWOCHA This 5-Act play features Kenyapesa, a leader of the people in an unnamed community. Like most politicians, he fills people’s minds and hearts with promises – yet to be fulfilled four years later. The people are complaining and the media features his […]
Author: Charles Chanchori Reviewer: Dennis Peters Available at: Chanchori Reading Charles Chanchori’s, Zoo was reliving a dreaded time in my life through almost similar experiences. Zoo takes the setting of an ordinary Kenyan primary school with the story revolving around Safari, the main character and narrator. He goes through a rough time; from being bullied to […]
BOOK REVIEW: UNFIT FOR SOCIETY AUTHOR: MUNIRA HUSSEIN REVIEWER: VERA OMWOCHA For a copy, contact +254 706 503 781 Price: Ksh. 700 “Until you break the code set by the society, you will never have a life to call your own.” So believes the author of this anthology of seven stories, Munira Hussein. Pitting the […]
Title: Shoreline Author: Jacob Aliet Reviewer: Vera Omwocha Price: Ksh. 1,000 When Nyakongo, a towering giant of a man goes fishing under the shadowy cover of the thick reed and papyrus vegetation, he steps on a sharp object on the bottom of the lake. The leg later swells and becomes painfully unbearable. It is while […]
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